Humour in Pandemic Times

In this image contribution, Giselinde Kuipers and Mark Boukes trace the global humour cycle of the pandemic through memes.… Read More

Giselinde Kuipers is a professor of sociology at the KU Leuven in Belgium. She is a cultural and comparative sociologist who studies the social shaping of cultural standards in today’s increasingly globalized fields and societies.

Mark Boukes is an Associate Professor of Corporate Communication in the Department of Communication Science at the University of Amsterdam.

Giselinde and Mark, together with an international team of humour researchers, are studying humour in times of Covid.